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J. Infertil. Reprod. Biol.

Volume 4, Issue 4, 2016

 

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Safety and Risk Management in Tourism:  A Case Study of the Rainforest World Music Festival

 

Journal of Infertility and reproductive Biology, 2016, Volume 4, Issue 4, Pages 58-69, | Full Text in PDF | Full Text in HTML

 

Warziedea Binti Ahmad, Shreeshivadasan Chelliapan*

Department of Engineering, Razak Faculty of Technology and Informatics, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Jalan Sultan Yahya Petra, Kuala Lumpur, 54100, Malaysia

 

 

Abstract

Realizing the importance of Safety and Risk Management (SRM), thus the aim of this study is to investigate the level of crowd management strategy and safety performance practices by using the Rainforest World Music Festival as a case study. Hence, due to increase number of crowd each year the safety and risk management need to be conducted before disaster happen for the benefit of organizer (STB) and morale image of the state.  This research focuses on the perception and expectation of safety and risk management in the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF).  Therefore, the scope of study is only limited to RWMF venue where respondents have been chosen randomly out of this site area which comprises of the stakeholders and visitors.  Whilst there was no formal research done on previous RWMF events to measure against, the survey nonetheless has been successfully carried out. As the result, there is a need for a major paradigm shift regarding attitudes occupational safety and health in managing events. The organizer of the event shall ensure there is a system procedure or a management tool to ensure the safety of those doing the work and that of others. It also ensures that the overall Health, Safety and Environmental aspect and the integrity of the installation and its surrounding is not put at risk.  

 

Keywords: Safety and Risk Management, Rainforest World Music Festival, Crowd management strategy, Disaster

 

 

 

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